That Friday Feeling: A Night of Jazz with Jason Kush
February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Nothing quite compares to that Friday feeling, and no one captures that feeling quite like Jason Kush. His latest project, Finally Friday, expresses the communal feeling of relief and short-term survival that so often comes at the end of trying times, for instance, that of a stressful work week. For Jason, however, Friday means more than just the end of stress. It is a time to hit the stage and experience the release of artistic creation, the opportunity to provide sonic soul food for others. To give and receive comfort and joy. To experience the euphoria that is Finally Friday.
About the Musician:
Dr. Jason Kush (he/him) is an acclaimed saxophonist, educator, and scholar. He has performed as a leader, soloist, and ensemble member in the United States, Europe, and Central and South America. Skilled and accomplished in multiple genres, Jason is both a member of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and has performed thirteen seasons with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, among other notable ensembles and artists. In addition to Finally Friday, Jason’s solo discography includes Intersecting Lines (New Focus Records/Naxos) and Sonate (Armazi Productions). Jason is also a Professor of Music at Slippery Rock University and an Artist Lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University. He is published in various periodicals and journals and endorsed by the Conn-Selmer and Selmer Paris companies.
Jason Kush: tenor and soprano saxophones
Alton Merrell: piano
Jeff Grubbs: bass
David Glover: drums
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